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Iwo Jima, Iraq violence and a push for a Syrian cease-fire: Morning roundup

February 23, 1945 - US Marines raising the flag on Mt Surinsvhi on the Island of Iwo Jima. The flag was raised 4 days after the landing on February 19 the battle raged on for another 31 days ending on March 26, 1945.

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The men who raised the second flag over Iwo Jima.Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima. Taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.

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Vintage 1940s United States Marine Chart International and Navy Flags and Pennants to Frame

Nautical Flag Poster - this also inspired a bevy of craft ideas using nautical signals

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Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is an historic photograph taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five U. S. Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the U. S. atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WW II.It became the only photograph to win the Pulitzer Prize for Photography in the same year as its publication, and came to be regarded in the U. S. as one of the most significant and recognizable images of the war.

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